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The Gisborne Photo News



About People

Sisters' Awards

B.H.Sc. Graduand

Advertising Seminar

New General Manager

Phys. Ed. Graduand


Mrs Joy Kalbus, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Lance Ritchie, Domett Street, graduated as a Community Nurse at the Mater Hospital, Auckland, recently. Mrs Klabus and her husband are now living at Waihi.


Joy's sister, and the Ritchie's youngest daughter, Private Fay Ritchie, N.Z.W.R. A.C., who is stationed at Trentham Military Camp, won the Gray Memorial cup for the most outstanding recruit of the No.68 Course, held at Burnham recently. Fay was also awarded a distinguished pass in her Electronic Data Processing Course at the Wigram Air Force Base, Christchurch, prior to that.


Patricia Munro, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs D. P. Munro, Hexton, has obtained her B.H.Sc, from Otago University. She is now training as a dietician at Wellington Hospital. A former pupil of St Mary's College and Lytton High School, Patricia holds the A.T.C.L. Diploma in Speech, and was recently awarded a singing scholarship by the Orpheus Choir.


Believed to be the first advertising seminar of its type to be held in the City, a comprehensive session was organised by Gisborne Jaycee for city businessmen. Conducting the seminar was the managing director of Dobbs-Wiggins-McCann-Erickson Ltd, Mr Fred Dobbs. This firm is an international advertising authority and Mr Dobbs (left) is pictured with the Jaycee convener of the seminar, Mr Robert McMurtrie.


Mr Arthur Bartlett leaves Gisborne at the end of the month to take up an appointment as general manager of the Consumers' Co-operative (Manawatu) Ltd, at Paimerston North. A chartered accountant, Mr Bartlett is well known for his work with the Crippled Children Society, the Federated Farmers and as chairman of the Cook Hospital Board.


Diana Jones, who received her Diploma of Physical Education from Otago University. The daughter of Mr and Mrs I. E. Jones, Wainui, Diana has been at Epsom Secondary Teachers' Training College. She has just been appointed to the staff of Hilary College, Otara, where she starts teaching this term. Diana has also been elected treasurer of the N.Z. Association of Health, Physical Education and Recreation.